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Manager, Grid Integration Engineering - NEXAMP

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Job Title
Manager, Grid Integration Engineering
Job Location
Boston, MA
Job Description

Do you want to be a part of the clean energy movement? Are you passionate about improving our environment for this generation and those to follow? Are you ready to take on new challenges and collaborate with a future-focused team leading the way into new markets? Join Nexamp! 

This is where you can learn from industry leaders and become one yourself. It's fast-paced, mission-based work that challenges the status quo. Be on the team that's changing the world. 

What we’re looking for: 

Nexamp is looking to hire a Manager, Grid Integration Engineering. In this role, you will bring exceptional leadership and project management skills. You will be responsible for guiding a team of technical experts in achieving project milestones and driving the successful execution of interconnection initiatives. The ideal candidate has a strong foundation in engineering principles and a proven track record in team management and project delivery.

In this role, you will be hybrid out of either our Boston, New York City, or Washington DC office. We are also open to remote in the New England area, the Midwest, or the West Coast. You will report to the Director, Grid Integration Engineering and will work closely with internal teams including Engineering, Business Development, Policy, and Asset Management to develop and commission commercial and industrial renewable designs.

What you’ll do:  

  • Lead and inspire the regional grid integration team, managing workloads, setting priorities, and ensuring the team is aligned with Nexamp's strategic goals.
  • Drive the execution of projects within your region, being accountable for the timely and successful integration of renewable energy projects into the grid.
  • Foster a highly engaged culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement among your team, championing personal and professional development through tailored mentoring, and Individual Development Plans (IDP) focused on enhancing technical skills, industry knowledge and leadership capabilities of engineers and program managers at various levels of expertise.
  • Collaborate closely with other regional managers, project managers, and senior leadership to ensure cohesive project execution and optimization of resources.
  • Monitor and report on project progress, identifying potential risks and developing strategies to mitigate them.
  • Serve as a key liaison between Nexamp and external stakeholders, including utilities and regulatory bodies, to facilitate project approvals and resolve challenges.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures in grid integration and project management.
  • Serve as primary strategic and tactical advisor to the Director for all things interconnection-related in region. Flag issues before they become portfolio-killing and implement the interconnection strategy as advised by the Director and VP.  
  • Oversee the interconnection application process, pre-acquisition due diligence review, utility impact study review and associated processes for DG PV and BESS projects in assigned region.
  • Lead the development of design standards, internal processes, tools, workflows and new product research to drive strategic and tactical execution.  
  • Develop and foster utility relationships to drive utility performance against tariff/regulatory milestones.  
  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors, external consultants and internal business partners to coordinate project workflow through entire lifecycle. 

What you’ll bring: (adding in required skills AND Nexamp competencies) 

  • 5+ years of experience in project management or leadership roles within the renewables sector or at an electric utility (with at least 2 years in a leadership role/position).
  • 2+ years of experience in DER interconnection.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage technical teams and drive project execution in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Familiarity with grid interconnection processes, renewable energy technologies, and regulatory environments is highly desirable.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to navigate complex project landscapes and drive team performance.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standard design codes such as National Electric Code, International Building Code, International Fire Code and other standards relevant to the industry.
  • Working knowledge (or Moderate Proficiency) in AutoCAD software.
  • Moderate proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Moderate proficiency with MS collaboration tools (Salesforce, Teams, Power BI, SharePoint, etc.).
  • Commitment to Nexamp's mission and have a passion for solving tomorrow's climate crisis today.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively communicating information, ideas, and perspectives with people inside and beyond your organization.   
  • Experience in showcasing initiative to make improvements to current work, processes, products, and services across the organization. We value accountability and an ownership mentality.
  • Ability to ask appropriate questions, analyze data, identify the root causes of problems, and present creative solutions.
  • Expertise in building strong internal and external relationships with customers and stakeholders, instilling trust and loyalty across the industry.
  • Eagerness to develop a fundamental understanding of how Nexamp operates and then apply that knowledge effectively to inform business decisions.
  • Previous experience engaging and inspiring teams to excel while focusing on the growth and well-being of team members.  

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply. 

At Nexamp, our mission is to build the future of energy so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change. 

You’ll love working here because:  

Not only will you get to take part in meaningful work and have the chance to change the world alongside innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, but you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, and vision insurance starting day one; flexible paid time off and holiday PTO; commuter benefits, cell phone reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment. We have headquarters in Boston, MA and Chicago, IL, in addition to growing offices nationwide. We provide healthy snacks, coffee, service days and other volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!  

Nexamp's People team manages all aspects of recruitment and hiring within our organization. We want to inform third-party recruiters, staffing firms, and related agencies that Nexamp does not accept unsolicited resumes. Resumes will only be considered from these entities if a signed agreement is in place and the People team explicitly authorizes external recruiting assistance for a specific position. Any unsolicited resumes received will be deemed the property of Nexamp. We want to emphasize that Nexamp is not liable for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes. 

 

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NEXAMP Headquarters Location

Boston, MA

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NEXAMP Company Size

Between 200 - 1,000 employees

NEXAMP Founded Year

2007

NEXAMP Total Amount Raised

$1,675,095,040

NEXAMP Funding Rounds

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  • Debt Financing

    $400,000,000 USD

  • Private Equity

    $240,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $440,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $6,500,000 USD